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.PPM File Extension

File Type 1Portable Pixmap Image File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.5 (22 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a PPM file?

A PPM file is a 24-bit color image formatted using a text format. It stores each pixel with a number from 0 to 65536, which specifies the color of the pixel. PPM files also store the image height and width, whitespace data, and the maximum color value.

More Information

The Portable Pixmap format uses an uncompressed and inefficient format compared to other bitmap image formats. Therefore, it is seldom used for storing large images.

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Programs that open PPM files
Updated 10/17/2017

File Type 2Post Programmable Memory File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
1.3 (3 Votes)
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.PPM File Association 2

Data file used to "flash" some Nokia mobile phones; sometimes used to change the language pack on a phone to support a different language; may also use the .PPM_B, PPM_C, or PPM_D file extensions.

Programs that open PPM files
Windows
BB5 FLS Editor
Updated 10/17/2011

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